The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.61% 4.09% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 4.29% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 163 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 98.45% 95.32% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 101 89
Average daily rate £375 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £104 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 31 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.45 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.56% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -4 4 £425 -
King's Lynn - 1 £475 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Degree
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) SOA
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) Photoshop
5 7 (21.88%) Adobe
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Psychology
5 7 (21.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (21.88%) Axure RP
5 7 (21.88%) User Experience
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) Unix
8 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.38%) Web Design
8 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (6.25%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) REST
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) IBM
9 2 (6.25%) Windows
9 2 (6.25%) AIX
9 2 (6.25%) UML
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) RAD
9 2 (6.25%) RUP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Axure RP
1 7 (21.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) EJB
4 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Psychology
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) AIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) SOA
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.38%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) RAD
6 2 (6.25%) RUP
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) EAI
7 1 (3.13%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) SIEM
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISA
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) iptables
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle